Jewish Journal

  • Is a Giant Mosque at Ground Zero Justified?

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    May 17, 2010 | 11:33 am

    Tempers are heating up in the New York City area over the plans by the American Society for Muslim Advancement and another Islamic group known as the Cordoba Initiative to build a $100 million, 13-story, Islamic cultural center and mosque just two blocks from Ground Zero. And if that... read on

  • Open Letter to J-Street after their Attack on Elie Wiesel

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    May 10, 2010 | 10:31 am

    Pity Jeremy Ben-Ami, the hapless head of J-Street, the we-condemn-Israel-constantly-because-of-how-much-we-love-it lobby.

    In the recent tension between the Obama Administration and the Jewish state over Jews building in Jerusalem, the pro-Israel camp was represented by Elie Wiesel... read on